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  • Hillbilly Elegy
    Hillbilly Elegy (English, Hardback) J. D. Vance

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD ...

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  • Evicted
    Evicted (English, Paperback) Matthew Desmond

    WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION ...

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  • Hillbilly Elegy
    Hillbilly Elegy (English, CD-Audio) J D Vance

    Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons ofthe past.

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  • Angel Meadow
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback) Dean Kirby

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

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  • Walking with the Poor
    Walking with the Poor (English, Paperback) Bryant Myers

    Proposes an understanding of development in which the physical, social, and spiritual dimensions of life are seamlessly interrelated.\

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  • Hunger pains
    Hunger pains (English, Paperback) Kayleigh Garthwaite

    We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to get emergency food, and what's in the food parcel? This is a powerful insight into the harsh reality of foodbank use from the inside.

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  • Planet of Slums
    Planet of Slums (English, Paperback) Mike Davis

    New edition of the classic, bestselling (100,000+ copies) worldwide survey of slums by the world's leading urbanist

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  • Injustice
    Injustice (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has collapsed in the last five years. In this fully rewritten and updated edition of Injustice, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society.

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  • The Future of Development
    The Future of Development (English, Paperback) Gustavo Esteva, Salvatore J. Babones

    This book explains the origins of development and underdevelopment and offers a new vision for development, demystifying the statistics that international organizations use to measure development and introducing the alternative concept of buen vivir: the state of living well.

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  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion
    Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion (English, Paperback) John H. Pierson

    Earlier editions published as: Tackling social exclusion.

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  • Worlds Apart
    Worlds Apart (English, Paperback) Cynthia M. Duncan

    First published in 1999, Worlds Apart examined the nature of poverty through the stories of real people in three remote rural areas of the United States: New England, Appalachia, and the Mississippi Delta. This edition provides fresh insights into the dynamics of poverty, politics and community change.

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  • The Blackest Streets
    The Blackest Streets (Paperback) Sarah Wise

    In 1887 Government inspectors were sent to investigate the Old Nichol, a notorious slum on the boundary of Bethnal Green parish, where almost 6,000 inhabitants were crammed into thirty or so streets of rotting dwellings and where the mortality rate ran at nearly twice that of the rest of Bethnal Green.

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  • Those Who Work, Those Who Don't
    Those Who Work, Those Who Don't (English, Paperback) Jennifer Sherman

    When the rural poor prioritize issues such as the right to bear arms, and disapprove of welfare despite their economic concerns, they are often dismissed as uneducated and backward by academics and political analysts. In Those Who Work, Those Who Don't, Jennifer Sherman offers a much-needed sympathetic understanding of poor rural Americans, persuasively arguing that the growing cultural...

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  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers (English, Paperback) Katherine Boo

    A landmark debut from a Pulitzer-winning New Yorker journalist: if Dickens were alive today, this is the book he might have written about India

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  • Evicted
    Evicted (English, Hardback) Matthew Desmond

    WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION ...

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  • A World of Three Zeros (English, Paperback) Muhammad Yunus

    Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi economist who invented microcredit, founded Grameen Bank, and earned a Nobel Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, is one of today's most trenchant social critics. In his latest book, he declares it's time to admit that the capitalist engine is broken--that in its current form it inevitably leads to rampant inequality, massive unemployment, and environmental...

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  • On the Ragged Edge of Medicine
    On the Ragged Edge of Medicine (English, Paperback) Patricia Kullberg

    On the Ragged Edge of Medicine offers a glimpse into a medical practice for the homeless and urban poor. Told through fifteen patient vignettes, and drawn from the author's decades of experience in Portland, Oregon, this revealing memoir illuminates the impact of poverty on the delivery of health services and the ways in which people adapt and survive (or don't survive) in conditions of abuse and...

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  • Poor Economics
    Poor Economics (English, Paperback) Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    "A marvelously insightful book by two outstanding researchers on the real nature of poverty." --Amartya Sen

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